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School Bus Fees Case Heads To Supreme Court

Posted On October 22, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- The Indiana Supreme Court is set to hear a case over whether public schools can charge students to ride the bus. An appeals court ruling last summer decided school bus fees violated the state constitution. The ruling cited a state requirement for school corporations to provide transportation as part of a free…

Indiana’s Ebola Hotline Open For Business

Posted On October 22, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- The Indiana State Department of Health's Ebola call center is open for business. Doctor Joan Duwve with the department says the hotline got about 40 phone calls yesterday from both the public and healthcare providers.   It's not just people in Indiana calling for answers. Doctor Duwve says they received calls Tuesday…

Vote For Alcohol On School Campuses Pushed Back

Posted On October 22, 2014

(Lebanon, IN) -- The Lebanon School Board is waiting until next month to vote whether to allow alcohol on school campuses. Board president Tom Merritt said at last night's meeting they don't want to rush the vote and make the wrong decision.   The proposed policy would allow for people who rent a community room…

Abandoned Homes Searched After Arrest Of Suspected Serial Killer

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Gary, IN) -- Police are searching dozens of vacant houses in Gary, Indiana after finding the bodies of six women who may be the victims of a serial killer. Police with cadaver dogs searched more than 90 vacant homes that are near where the bodies were found. Convicted sex offender Darren Vann was arrested over…

Skyline Ride At Zoo To Stay Closed

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- The Skyline Ride at the Indianapolis Zoo will remain closed for the rest of the year. It's been shut down since October 12th when a malfunction left six people in two cars stranded roughly 30-feet in the air. Zoo officials say the ride will resume next year when the weather gets warmer.